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City Library
1000 Spring Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 237-3870
(805) 238-3665 FAX
10am to 8pm
10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday

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Carnival Mask and Free Family Movie!

The Paso Robles City Library welcomes families for an afternoon of carnival crafts and movie magic on Wednesday, July 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Library (1000 Spring St.).

Children will craft their very own carnival mask before watching an animated classic about two Blue Macaws trying to find their way home. Due to limited seating, tickets are required. FREE tickets will be available starting 30 minutes before the show at the Children's Desk.

Origami Beach Ball

Learn to make an origami ball to celebrate the Olympic season! Children ages 8 and older are invited to drop in during the times listed above to make an origami ball. Paper and instructions will be provided!

Wednesday, July 27

  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Library Study Center
    3600 Oak St. #101, or
  • 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Children's Library
    1000 Spring St.

Storyteller John Weaver lights up the imagination of children & adults alike with performances that aim to educate, entertain, enrich & inspire. John provides a positive, fun family experience, encouraging reading, sharing culture, enhancing listening skills, and celebrating literacy for all ages.

Regular Storytimes at the Library

  • Toddler Storytime - Ages 1 to 2
    Friday mornings, 10:30 and repeated at 11:30am. Songs and stories are enhanced with arts and crafts activities for the very young. Doors close promptly at times listed, and children must have an adult in attendance.
  • Preschool Storytime - Ages 3 to 6
    Monday mornings, 10:30 and repeated at 11:30am. Stories, poetry, music, movement and crafts encourage learning fun! Doors close promptly at times listed, and parents need not accompany their child in the Story Hour Room.
  • Grandparents & Books - All ages
    Call for current schedule. Volunteer Grandparents share a variety of literature appropriate for children of all ages and plan a special craft and/or activity on an informal, drop-in basis afternoons in the library.  

Children’s Collection

The Children’s Collection offers a wealth of materials: books and magazines, audiobooks on CD, DVDs, foreign language materials, computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office software, and children’s reference materials. Helpful and friendly staff and volunteers are on hand to help children, parents and teachers find what they are looking for!

Grandparents & Books

Children of all ages! If the ages of your children do not coincide with traditional Story Time requirements or the scheduled story times do not fit your schedule, the Grandparents & Books program is the answer. Books are shared on an informal basis in the afternoon at the Library, and volunteer grand-parents select a variety of literature appropriate for all children. FREE!

Great Reads For Children

Check out our Battle of the Books display. Many of the Paso elementary schools are encouraging their students to be a part of this fun reading incentive program. For a list of the books for grades 4-6 check out the website We have multiple copies available for check out!

See more Activities for Children at Recreation Services!

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